UI/UX Designer @ Puffco - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

UI/UX Designer

Puffco - Los Angeles, CA

Who Are We:

The people here at Puffco don’t just create products — we create behavior changing experiences for a community in the millions that is growing every day. The mentality that drives the leadership at Puffco is based on passion and obsession, never by obligation. The excitement of a new idea turning into a tangible product that changes people’s lives is a gift that we cherish daily.


Puffco has already produced the most awarded devices ever in our space but for us this is just the beginning. What we’ve created is truly special and we’re looking for special people to help shape the future of our industry. Join Puffco and you join a family and a community that you can directly impact. The possibilities are limitless and the results dependent on how deep you care to dive in.


Some Of What We Have Achieved:

  • Listed by MG Magazine as one of the 50 best companies to work for.
  • Nominated for Engadget’s “Best Of CES”
  • Featured on Vice, Netflix, HBO, and were one of the only products ever to be featured on the Cover of High Times magazine.
  • Written about in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine, and several other publications.
  • Released the first-ever smart rig, the Puffco Peak, a milestone in consumer electronics, creating an unrivaled consumer experience and massive appeal.
  • Expanded our distribution to more than 51 different countries, leaving a global impression.
  • Awarded four Clio Awards in 2020 including a Grand Clio. (Social Good, Film/Video Craft, Product/Service Innovation, Social Media.)
  • Extensive philanthropic efforts & giving back programs. We believe in putting our money and our manpower where our mouths are.

The people here at Puffco don’t just create products — we create behavior changing experiences for a community in the millions that is growing every day. The mentality that drives the leadership at Puffco is based on passion and obsession, never by obligation. The excitement of a new idea turning into a tangible product that changes people’s lives is a gift that we cherish daily.


Puffco has already produced the most awarded devices ever in our space but for us this is just the beginning. What we’ve created is truly special and we’re looking for special people to help shape the future of our industry. Join Puffco and you join a family and a community that you can directly impact. The possibilities are limitless and the results dependent on how deep you care to dive in.


Some Of What We Have Achieved:

  • Listed by MG Magazine as one of the 50 best companies to work for.
  • Nominated for Engadget’s “Best Of CES”
  • Featured on Vice, Netflix, HBO, and were one of the only products ever to be featured on the Cover of High Times magazine.
  • Written about in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine, and several other publications.
  • Released the first-ever smart rig, the Puffco Peak, a milestone in consumer electronics, creating an unrivaled consumer experience and massive appeal.
  • Expanded our distribution to more than 51 different countries, leaving a global impression.
  • Awarded four Clio Awards in 2020 including a Grand Clio. (Social Good, Film/Video Craft, Product/Service Innovation, Social Media.)
  • Extensive philanthropic efforts & giving back programs. We believe in putting our money and our manpower where our mouths are.

Whats the Role About:

Puffco is looking for a UI Designer to assist in the development of our digital identity. As a member of the Product Development team, you will work alongside our Special Projects team as well as a handful of talented designers, developers and engineers. This role requires a passion for visual design systems, and a knack for creative problem solving, typography, color schemes, and communication. You will be responsible for continually stretching the imagination of what an app can be to create a highly sought-after collectable mobile app experience.


Some things you will be responsible for:

  • Effectively articulate your design rationale both visually and orally.
  • Take an abstract idea or mood and turning it into a tangible visual language.
  • Work in harmony with Puffco’s design language and the latest design trends to push to envelope of what we see and feel.
  • Create sketches, wireframes, high fidelity comps, prototypes, redline specs/documentation, and organize them into libraries for other designers or developers to use.
  • Organizing and expanding our UI Kit
  • Working closely with third party’s and developers to execute your vision to every last detail.
  • Expertise using Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, and other prototyping tools
  • Designing responsive web apps for iOS/Android.
  • Understanding of user interface design principles including current trends and theory.

Additional Information:

  • Provide innovative design solutions for new and existing products
  • Conduct customer and market research
  • Work closely with project leads, engineers, and designers from initial concept to execution and refinement.
  • Maintain a high attention to detail.
  • Identify new trends to enhance the product and continually drive the digital design language.
  • Follow the design process to refine concepts while getting buy in from the team along the way.
  • Sketch and prototype to quickly concept and ideate to bring concepts to life.
  • Consistently ideate and pitch new ways of enhancing our library of current and future work.
  • Having a vision is just the beginning. Possessing a passion for bringing communicating that vision by bringing it to life with a high level of polish is required. This includes possessing a strong sensibility for art direction and design with an elevated level of taste.

Some qualifications and skills we need you to have:

  • Must have an online portfolio to apply
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design related program
  • 5+ years experience working in digital
  • Thrive in fast paced and creative environments.
  • A strong proficiency in Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong visual identity skills, including color schemes, typography and proportions.
  • You are passionate about cohesion
  • Gamification and data visualization experience is a plus
  • Strong understanding of wire framing and prototyping processes
  • You have the ability to move several ideas forward in tandem and manage your own bandwidth efficiently.
  • Your interests outside of work help to inform your own aesthetic and identity. You have a sense of personal aesthetic, refined taste, and a discerning eye for what’s dope.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Please note, only applications submitted with a website/portfolio and answers to all listed questions will be reviewed for consideration.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay, 401K, Medical/Dental/ Vision/Life coverage, Flexible Time-Off
  • Amazing pet friendly office in LA Center Studios with a fun casual and comfortable work environment
  • Snacks, lunches, retreats, and SO much more!

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Puffco strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


HIRING PRACTICES

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Puffco’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Puffco may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

  • *Additional information about our company can be found at www.puffco.com.

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